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Star Trek - The Original Series, Vol. 30, Episodes 59 and 60: The Enterprise Incident/ And the Children Shall Lead (1966)

William Shatner , Leonard Nimoy  |  NR |  DVD
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, James Doohan
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Full Screen, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: CBS Paramount International Television
  • DVD Release Date: August 14, 2001
  • Run Time: 4050 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005KHK4
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #334,279 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Star Trek - The Original Series, Vol. 30, Episodes 59 and 60: The Enterprise Incident/ And the Children Shall Lead" on IMDb

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"The Enterprise Incident"
An overwrought, highly-stressed Captain Kirk blunders into Romulan space and finds the Enterprise surrounded by enemy vessels, all equipped with strategically valuable cloaking technology. Along with Spock, Kirk is invited to meet with the Romulan commander (Joanne Linville) to discuss the situation, leading to a crisis when the captain suffers a breakdown following Spock's apparent betrayal. Written by story editor Dorothy Fontana (who was unhappy with the final results) and directed by John Meredyth Lucas (who briefly took the producing reins from Gene L. Coon during season two), the episode has a colorful espionage angle, but depends heavily on an improbable romance between Spock and Linville's character. Still, there are things to savor here, especially Kirk's one-and-only appearance with Vulcan/Romulan pointed ears. --Tom Keogh

"And the Children Shall Lead"
The Enterprise arrives at a distant research outpost to find all the adults dead and their children eerily cheerful. No sooner are they aboard the ship than the children begin taking over, using strange powers bestowed on them by a malevolent "friendly angel." The kids make for an engagingly creepy episode as they alter the crew's perceptions to play on their worst fears, all with angelic smiles on their faces. Kirk's stiff-necked nature is well played against the manic playfulness of the kids, and legendary attorney Melvin Belli (who enjoyed a moderately busy acting career in the late '60s) does an interesting turn as the smooth-talking angel. --Jeff Shannon

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Episode 59 - The Enterprise Incident - Kirk appears to be suffering from a nervous breakdown and orders the U.S.S. Enterprise into forbidden Romulan territory. Suddenly the Enterprise is surrounded by three Romulan ships demanding Kirk's surrender.
Episode 60 - And The Children Shall Lead - On Triacus, Kirk and his crew learn that all the adults of an expedition have committed suicide, yet their children are completely unmoved by their parents' deaths. Kirk senses "something evil," but cannot identify the source.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars ONE OF THE BEST AND THE WORST STAR TREK EPISODE EVER!!! December 24, 2002
Volume 30 of the Star Trek DVD series will draw the buyer because of the classic ENTERPRISE INCIDENT episode. However it will also repel many because the episode has had the ill luck of being coupled with the worst episode that came out of the original series; AND THE CHILDREN SHALL LEAD.
Those who say the entire third season of Star Trek is bad obviously didn't see THE ENTERPRISE INCIDENT. The episode finds the Enterprise crew venturing into Romulan territory under a secret mission. The episode is well written and well acted. Joan Linville makes a fine appearance as the Romulan Commander. Her scenes with Spock are very memorable. A great action packed story with some great moments make THE ENTERPRISE INCIDENT a classic definetly worth seeing. Especially when Kirk is disguised as a Romulan.
There is no doubt in my mind that AND THE CHILDREN SHALL LEAD is the worst Star Trek episode of the entire series. The plot tries to take a sort of 'Children Of The Damned' status but comes out as a joke. The casting is terrible as several bad child actors were hired as well as lawyer Melvin Belli (of The Rolling Stone's Gimme Shelter fame) who was cast as the evil spirit whom controls the children. The entire episode is totally unconvincing but particularily because Belli looks more like a Christmas tree than a threatening entity. This is best viewed as a joke but watch it at your own risk.
Overall the DVD is worth getting for the classic ENTERPRISE INCIDENT and perhaps if you are bored you should watch AND THE CHILDREN SHALL LEAD but it is the worst episode of the bunch. Recommended but don't get mad at me if your disappointed I warned you about AND THE CHILDREN SHALL LEAD : )
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Without Followers, Evil Cannot Prevail August 23, 2001
Volume 30 of Paramount's complete reissue of Classic Trek contains two contrasting episodes from Season Three.
The Enterprise Incident is a successful and riveting story, even though its plot--full of Nixonian plotting and plausible deniability--runs counter to Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek philosophy. What makes this episode work is the taut writing, tight editing, powerful scoring, and excellent performances from all involved. The scenes between Leonard Nimoy and guest star Joanne Linville--as the Romulan Commander smolder with erotic tension. The visuals are also superior to most of the series. However, some of the Romulan makeup looks rushed, with some clumsy ear appliances.
Despite an interesting concept, And The Children Shall Lead is not a success. The episode, essentially an allegory about religious cults, is undone by tortured dialogue, weak plotting, and the most egregious incident of "stunt" casting in Trek history: Lawyer Melvin Belli portrays the evil Gorgon. Dressed in a silver gown with a floral patterned collar, Belli looks like a second-rate televangelist in drag. Most of this episode is so laughably ridiculous that it's best ignored or viewed as a party gag. What a wasted opportunity.
No complaints about the picture and sound restoration. However, Al Francis' lighting and camerawork lacks the beauty and subtlety of Jerry Finnerman's, who resigned after the second season.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Spock can lie November 25, 2005
The Romulan commander is lead too believe that Spock being a Vulcan can not lie. Spock in the "Undiscovered Country" will lie and surprise his student calling it an "exaggeration". Spock tells the Romulan commander, it is true that he can not lie. After applying the Vulcan death grip on Kirk; Kirk is thought to be dead and beamed over to the Enterprise, but not before he can steal the Romulan Stealth technology that will be used far into the future, in "Next Generation" by a futuristic Riker. Spock is attracted by the Romulan commander, demonstrating Spock inability to complete supress his human feelings; his statements suggest cooperation and consent towards the Romulan commanders enticements; Spock wants too bridge the chasm that exists between the Romulans and Vulcans; the Romulan commander could have provided the perfect mate and opportunity for form peaceful relations between Vulcan and Romula; Roman commander offers Spock companionship, prestige in the Romulan empire, and command (enticement to his ego); it seems far into the future, Spock will as an ambassador attempt to bring the two peoples together by exchanging history, culture, and customs with an underground Romulan movement. After Spocks betrayal becomes known too the Roman commander, he claims the right of explanation. Spock defense for lying is loyality to the Federation, "the means are justified by the ends" argument. The Romulan commander may have discovered a flaw in Vulcan discipline and that is "Vulcans have an ego"; the Romulan commander was very effective in exploiting that flaw. Even after Spock is freed and the Romulan commander is being set to the brid, Spock still yearns for her and she perceives his desire and tells him, "You had your chance". Read more ›
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3.0 out of 5 stars Too Good To Last! Back to Mediocrity! January 9, 2007
After several average at best volumes, the volume just before this one was a refreshing surprise as we finally got two very good episodes that represent some of the best ever in classic Trekdom. Alas, it was too good to be true as we now get in this volume a very mixed bag. The first episode, "The Enterprise Incident" is a very good one where Spock gets a chance to do the romancing for a change in this cloak and dagger episode which actually ranks among the best episodes of Season 3.

Too bad the second episode is such a dud though; this attempt at rehashing the very good "Miri" episode falls flat on its face although the theme of how the innocent is easily manipulated by the evil intentions of others is a compelling one. Bad acting and a weak storyline make this a very forgettable and indeed regrettable episode.

However, based on the strength of the first episode alone, this volume may be worth picking up. Overall, this volume would fall under the nice to have but not essential category if you are picking the ones to add to your library.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The enterprise incident
The Romulan commander asked Spock if he claimed to human or Vulcan. Spock said Vulcan. The commander assumed Vulcan would not lie, exploit, or be immoral. Read more
Published on July 27, 2011 by Golden Lion
5.0 out of 5 stars Brother's present
My brother is a fan of the original Star Trek television series, and has specific episodes that he enjoys. Read more
Published on March 27, 2009 by Lorraine P. P. Saunders
3.0 out of 5 stars Good and Not.
I bought this DVD purley for the fact that "The Enterprise Incident" Is one of the best of the original episodes made. Read more
Published on September 1, 2001
5.0 out of 5 stars Truly the best! (And one of the worst!)
The Enterprise Incident isn't "one" of my favorites, it IS MY favorite of the original 79. Joanne Linvilles' performance is stunning. Read more
Published on August 21, 2001 by William Smith
3.0 out of 5 stars Part Good, Part Not
Thats all there really is to say about it. The Enterprise incident is an outstanding episode while the children shall lead is so unbelivibly stupid that it is good as a gag. Read more
Published on August 17, 2001
3.0 out of 5 stars One of the best and the worst on one DVD.
The "Enterprise Incident" has to be one of my favorite episodes because it involves the very rarely seen Romulans. Read more
Published on August 17, 2001 by Stephen B. Gauntt
4.0 out of 5 stars Which is worse-being surrounded by Romulans or bratty kids?
"Enterprise Incident" features Romluans with Klingon ships! Whoa! "And the Children..." It should have been called "The Bratty Bunch"... Read more
Published on July 14, 2001 by McHenry John
3.0 out of 5 stars 50/50
The Enterprise Incident is one of my favorite episodes, but And The Children Shall Lead is incredibly bad. Actually, might be worth a viewing for a laugh.
Published on June 27, 2001 by "r-c-h"
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